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basic_sounds is a netlabel that exists to promote new emerging electronic artists experimenting within the realms of techno, house, ambient and dub. Our aim is to expose the world to the music we love.

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Basic Sounds
by J. Butler
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Pittsburgh based sound artist, J. Butler creates masterful contemporary ambient works with guitar pedals, custom electronics and tape loops. J. Butler has appeared on Futuresequence’s Sequence series and self-released his first debut album Waiting in 2011.  Recorded in 2013, So Long, Voyager opens with “Heliosphere,” a beautiful floating euphoric composition with light guitar strings that trickle throughout the work, creating an exuding amount of tranquility and warmth. “Persistence”...
Topics: Ambient, Drone
Basic Sounds
by A Setting Sun
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Portland, Oregon based sound artist A Setting Sun (aka Jay Bodley) delivers Live in December for basic_sounds netlabel. Also known for his alias Sun Hammer, Bodley has appeared on such labels as Futuresequence, Heat Death and Moodgadget and has done remixes for Ghostly International’s Shigeto and Hyperdub’s Laurel Halo. Jay has also collaborated with basic_sounds netlabel artist Radere on several projects including their Futuresequence release Lotophagen .  Known for his drone sound...
Topics: basic_sounds, ambient, drone
Basic Sounds
by Radere
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Radere – a.k.a. the Colorado-based producer and sound artist Carl Ritger – returns to basic_sounds for his fourth outing, Koschei . Following on from last year’s A Pouring Out Of Sleep , Koschei presents the most fully realized iteration of the Radere aesthetic yet, blending his unique approach to synthesis and processing with dense clouds of guitar drone and textural ambience. In a sense, Koschei represents a walking tour through Radere’s experiments during a year that found him...
Topics: basic sounds, ambient
Basic Sounds
by offthesky
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Denver based producer and sound artist offthesky (aka Jason Corder) returns to basic_sounds with  stationaryrace , recorded live March 17, 2012 at Cherryvale Studios near Boulder, Colorado. basic_sounds netlabel artist Radere and experimental artist Cody Yantis were also included on the bill.    Using electric guitar, Moog MG-1, custom Reaktor ensembles, and field recordings, offthesky creates a long-format twenty-minute soundscape full of grandeur luscious widescreen waves, majestic chords,...
Topics: drone, noise, ambient, offthesky, basicsounds
Basic Sounds
by Headaches
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Toronto based Headaches (aka Landon Speers), predominately known for his photography, creates textured visceral soundscapes inspired by film scores and visual music. With a keen sense of space and environment he crafts physically engaging compositions that develop cinematic narratives, evoking listeners to experience a sense of time and place of their own. I Wasn’t Born Yesterday opens with a dark lo-fi soundscape composed of deep throbbing pulses and distant strings. ‘II’ slowly bleeds...
Topic: ambient
Basic Sounds
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Toronto based Headaches (aka Landon Speers), predominately known for his photography, creates textured visceral soundscapes inspired by film scores and visual music. With a keen sense of space and environment he crafts physically engaging compositions that develop cinematic narratives, evoking listeners to experience a sense of time and place of their own. I Wasn’t Born Yesterday opens with a dark lo-fi soundscape composed of deep throbbing pulses and distant strings. ‘II’ slowly bleeds...
Topic: ambient
Basic Sounds
by offthesky
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Denver based producer and sound artist offthesky (aka Jason Corder) returns to basic_sounds with  stationaryrace , recorded live March 17, 2012 at Cherryvale Studios near Boulder, Colorado. basic_sounds netlabel artist Radere and experimental artist Cody Yantis were also included on the bill.    Using electric guitar, Moog MG-1, custom Reaktor ensembles, and field recordings, offthesky creates a long-format twenty-minute soundscape full of grandeur luscious widescreen waves, majestic chords,...
Topics: drone, ambient, offthesky, noise, basic sounds
Basic Sounds
by Radere
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Radere – a.k.a. the Colorado-based producer and sound artist Carl Ritger – returns to basic_sounds for his fourth outing, Koschei . Following on from last year’s A Pouring Out Of Sleep , Koschei presents the most fully realized iteration of the Radere aesthetic yet, blending his unique approach to synthesis and processing with dense clouds of guitar drone and textural ambience. In a sense, Koschei represents a walking tour through Radere’s experiments during a year that found him...
Topics: basic sounds, ambient
Basic Sounds
by A Setting Sun
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Portland, Oregon based sound artist A Setting Sun (aka Jay Bodley) delivers Live in December for basic_sounds netlabel. Also known for his alias Sun Hammer, Bodley has appeared on such labels as Futuresequence, Heat Death and Moodgadget and has done remixes for Ghostly International’s Shigeto and Hyperdub’s Laurel Halo. Jay has also collaborated with basic_sounds netlabel artist Radere on several projects including their Futuresequence release Lotophagen .  Known for his drone sound...
Topics: basic_sounds, drone, ambient
Basic Sounds
by J. Butler
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Pittsburgh based sound artist, J. Butler creates masterful contemporary ambient works with guitar pedals, custom electronics and tape loops. J. Butler has appeared on Futuresequence’s Sequence series and self-released his first debut album Waiting in 2011.  Recorded in 2013, So Long, Voyager opens with “Heliosphere,” a beautiful floating euphoric composition with light guitar strings that trickle throughout the work, creating an exuding amount of tranquility and warmth. “Persistence”...
Topics: Ambient, Drone